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Why is the odometer mileage number blinking? 2012 fiat 500.

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Why is the odometer mileage number blinking? 2012 fiat 500. happens only when motor is running

Mechanic's Assistant: How many miles are on the car? Is it an automatic or a manual transmission?

Manual, I'm not near the car but I think 27000 or 28000

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your 500e yourself? What have you tried so far?

Just noticed it today, haven't done any other diagnostics or fixes

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That odometer is blinking because the BCM (Body Control Module) needs to be realigned with the rest of the computers in the vehicle. It is called a PROXI alignment. Ask the dealer to connect their WiTech scan tool and perform a PROXI alignment. I am 99.9% sure that this will take care of it.

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
Thanks. Unhooking the battery was the cure.

Very good! If it happens again, then have that BCM PROXI aligned at the dealer.

Chris

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